Department Lecture Series

The Department Lecture Series brings prominent scholars to speak from their current research on a topic of broad interest in English studies. The audience for the series includes the whole department, as well as interested parties from across the Yale community.

2019-2020

Masha Raskolnikov

Kirsten Gruesz

2018-2019

Michelle Wright

Jeffrey Masten

Mary Favret

2017-2018

W .J. T. Mitchell

Susan Crane

Mary Nyquist

Sharon Marcus

2016-2017

James Shapiro
Deidre Shauna Lynch
Carolyn Dinshaw
A
nne Anlin Cheng
R
amon Saldivar

2015-2016

Stephen Best
Nicholas Dames
Heather Love
Ursula Heise
Rita Copeland
Sarah Beckwith
D. A. Miller

2014-2015

Rei Terada

James Chandler

Tom Wolfe

Susan Choi

Ruth Ozeki

Terry Tempest Williams

Amanda Anderson

2013-2014

Charles Bernstein
Michael Bérubé
Katherine Hayles
Victoria Kahn

2012-2013

Frances Ferguson
Lauren Berlant
Anthony Grafton
James English
David Simpson

2011-2012

Ato Quayson
Stanley Fish
Simon Jarvis
Yopie Prins
Bill Brown
Marjorie Garber

2010-2011

John Guillory
Stephen Greenblatt
Seth Lerer
Sharon Cameron
Rita Felski
Kenneth Warren
Leah Price
Marjorie Garber

2009-2010                              

Alan Liu
Jerome Christensen
Leela Gandhi
Srinivas Aravamudan
Franco Moretti
Ania Loomba
Terry Castle